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Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
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Ordered and unordered lists are common ways of presenting information. To add a list to an article:
#Open the article for editing either by:
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# Open the Article for editing either by:
#* Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
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#* Click the '''Content > Article Manager''' menu item to go to the ''Article Manager'', select the Article and click the ''Edit'' toolbar button.
#* Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
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#* Clicking the ''Add New Article'' button in the Control Panel.
#With the cursor locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
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#* If logged in to the Front-end, you have appropriate permissions and are viewing the Article you wish to edit: Click the ''Edit'' toolbar button.
#Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
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# Place the cursor at the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
#*The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
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# Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
#Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
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#* The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
#Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the ''Ordered List'' or ''Unordered List'' editor toolbar button.
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# Enter the text for each line of the list.
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# Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
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# Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the ''Ordered List'' or ''Unordered List'' editor toolbar button.
  
 
Note the following:
 
Note the following:
 
*Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
 
*Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
*If you create a new ordered list later in your article the numbering will restart from 1.  
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*If you create a new ordered list later in your article, the numbering will restart from 1.  
 
*Use the ''Indent'' and ''Outdent'' editor toolbar buttons to create child lists. You may change the type of the child list by clicking the alternate button.
 
*Use the ''Indent'' and ''Outdent'' editor toolbar buttons to create child lists. You may change the type of the child list by clicking the alternate button.

Revision as of 03:40, 12 July 2013

Ordered and unordered lists are common ways of presenting information. To add a list to an article:

  1. Open the Article for editing either by:
    • Click the Content > Article Manager menu item to go to the Article Manager, select the Article and click the Edit toolbar button.
    • Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
    • If logged in to the Front-end, you have appropriate permissions and are viewing the Article you wish to edit: Click the Edit toolbar button.
  2. Place the cursor at the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
  3. Choose either the Ordered list or Unordered list editor toolbar button.
    • The default ordered list begins with the numeral 1. and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
  4. Enter the text for each line of the list.
  5. Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
  6. Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the Ordered List or Unordered List editor toolbar button.

Note the following:

  • Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
  • If you create a new ordered list later in your article, the numbering will restart from 1.
  • Use the Indent and Outdent editor toolbar buttons to create child lists. You may change the type of the child list by clicking the alternate button.